Today’s media update leads with questions arising from a coroner’s inquest about the adequacy of measures for reporting and addressing child abuse. Sexting, child drinking laws, and micro-finance also feature.
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Reporting child abuse
- Sex abuse concern ignored, The Age, 11 October 2011
- Grandmother did not speak up about suspected sex abuse, court told, Herald Sun,11 October 2011
Reforming law on sexting
- Teen sexters are not criminals, Herald Sun, 11 October 2011
Child drinking laws
- Child drinking loophole wrong, The Age, 11 October 2011
Micro-finance could be offered by banks
- Welfare groups call for micro-loans, ABC Radio National AM, 11 October 2011
- See also Anti-Poverty Week, 16–22 October 2011
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